Cecil L. Carey

1900 - 1945

Artist biography

Cecil L. Carey was an artist, Born in 1900, Cecil L. Carey passed away in 1945. Also born in 1900 and of this same generation are Marcel Besson, Pierre Barbe, Hubert Bizuth, Ernst Louis Brogli, and Jean Adnet.

Further Biographical Context for Cecil L. Carey

Born in 1900, Cecil L. Carey was primarily influenced by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also particularly influential amongst artists and their communities. noteworthy artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a key idea of Freudian theory. Key Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread internationally.

Cecil L. Carey

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